Mansfield Barn and Street of Shops

AuGlaize Village Tour

Mansfield Barn and Street of Shops

Defiance, Ohio 43512, United States

Created By: Riverview Memory Gardens

Point of Interest Details

AuGlaize Village's ground and turn of the century livestock barn were donated to the Defiance County Historical Society by Mrs. Charles Mansfield in memory of her late husband.

A Street of Shops was develped in the barn.In December 1971, bricks from the county courthouse were donated by the County Commissioners to use as a floor for the Street of Shops.

  • The Dentist's Office is a re-creation of Dr. Emery Glosser of Williams County
  • Cobbler Shop for shoe and other leather repair
  • A Broom Shop
  • Ice Cream Parlor
  • Villagar Pring Shop was donated by Bill VanScoder, Roger Culbertson and Derrow Motors. The smaller press came from Hubbard Printing via Louis Simonis. Other items were donated by the Hubbard Co and Keith Tustison.

One section of the barn is houses a kitchen and the Village Concession Stand along with dining space.

The barn is slated for a major renovation in late 2017 due to a $125,000 grant the Defiance County Commissioners will receive from the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission secured by then State Representative Tony Burkley.

This point of interest is part of the tour: AuGlaize Village Tour


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